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During a virtual panel at the ACES: The Society for Editing national conference on Friday, AP Stylebook Editor Paula Froke announced that this year’s AP Stylebook will include new guidance on gender-neutral language.
In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano explained how a bombshell investigation of sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo started with a song:
News leaders announced today that two AP journalists will focus on covering #metoo and gender politics through 2019.
With the raft of accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men showing no signs of abating, here are some guidelines that may prove useful.